Stat200into-lecturefl09Sect1-4_web - Course Introduction...

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1 Course Introduction Stat 200 Sections 1- 4 Mon Aug 24, 2009 Copy of Syllabus available tomorrow in lab (also on Angel)
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3 NYTimes: 8/5/09 Quote from Article: I keep saying that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians,” said Hal Varian, chief economist at Google. “And I’m not kidding.”
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4 Instructor Background: Office: 309 Thomas Degrees: MS: Physiology & MA: Statistics Teach Stat 100 & Stat 200 Taught for LEAP & World Campus Completed 21 years Pat Buchanan
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5 Some Instructor Interests:
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6 Must Send All Email inside Angel Select this option
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7 Must Send All Email inside Angel Never use this option
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8 Must Check Angel Email Daily Check Daily
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9 Other Course Personnel Teaching Assistant Undergraduate Intern Handle: Thurs Lab Session Office Hours Assist in Tues & Thurs Labs
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10 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Percent 1970 1977 2005 2016 Yr College Students More Feminine Men Women USA Today Snapshots (6/18/07) Source: Department of Education Stat 200 Fall 09
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11 Breakdown of Stat 200 Students by College 0 5 10 15 20 25 College HHD LA Other Sci Comm_Ed Bus_IST
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12 Why do I teach? Believe that: everyone has the capacity to learn I still have lots to learn
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13 What I like about students? enjoy learning are very organized/ have clear vision for future are quite good at peer teaching/learning want to interact with the instructor provide the unexpected
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14 What are my pet peeves about students? don’t read posted announcements don’t accept the course make-up policy (the word “no) send emails that have dishonest statements don’t accept that grades will not be changed for any reason
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15 Popularity of Stat 200 1. Econ 2
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course STAT 200 taught by Professor Barroso,joaor during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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